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Postby soft milk » Tue Jun 05, 2018 10:37 pm

yeah when i worked at TIFF we'd go there for coffee in the morning, my office mate and i, and the guy would ROAST us not just the COFFEE BEANS
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Postby broodstar » Tue Jun 05, 2018 10:54 pm

http://porkosity.blogspot.com/2016/05/t ... ronto.html

dunno, i just tell people to hit up pai and, like, kensington
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Postby port » Tue Jun 05, 2018 11:02 pm

broodstar wrote:http://porkosity.blogspot.com/2016/05/t ... ronto.html

dunno, i just tell people to hit up pai and, like, kensington


Nice list. Thanks. I'm both living and working Downtown (by Eaton Center) and looking forward to getting out of that area.
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Postby soft milk » Tue Jun 05, 2018 11:03 pm

are you gonna go to burger shack?
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Postby port » Tue Jun 05, 2018 11:04 pm

ratbags wrote:are you gonna go to burger shack?


Do they have a non-meat burger?
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Postby gashed » Tue Jun 05, 2018 11:56 pm

Keep the lists coming, especially if their new restaurants, going to be in town for this summer for the first time in a few years and interested in checking out what's new foodwise.
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Postby soft milk » Tue Jun 05, 2018 11:56 pm

port wrote:
ratbags wrote:are you gonna go to burger shack?


Do they have a non-meat burger?


yes
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Postby VHGisdead » Wed Jun 06, 2018 12:19 am

idk anything about the top restaurants but I'll submit Pinky's Ca Phe as a nice lil spot
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Postby murderhorn » Wed Jun 06, 2018 5:17 am

port wrote:Gimmie your must hit Toronto restaurants. Gonna be here for seven weeks starting mid June.


Mattachioni on Dupont do sourdough sandwiches and pizza but the best shit is these awesome salads full of bread, eggplant one is incredible.
Descendent in Leslieville has "Detroit style" pizza, it used to be stupid busy all the time and maybe still is but it's really good.
Bitondo's in Little Italy for cheese panzerottos.
Ghandi roti or Mother India

The best regional food or whatever is in the suburbs like Richmond Hill / Markham/ Scarborough, if you have a car or get access to one it is important to go to some. You can do this on public transit too especially for Scarborough places but it will be a long haul. Local scrump mags or newspaper sections often publish a profile of a fancy chef or food writer where they visit favourite more unassuming places, e.g.
- https://torontolife.com/food/restaurants/chefs-in-the-burbs-shoushin-jackie-lin-chinese-japanese-food-markham-richmond-hill/
- https://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/food-and-wine/restaurant-reviews/eating-through-torontos-east-end-the-10-tastiest-spots-in-scarborough/article4365223/

This guy Suresh Doss does a regular feature on CBC Radio with his favourite takeaway places in the burbs https://twitter.com/Suresh
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Postby lil bro » Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:14 am

murderhorn wrote:
port wrote:Gimmie your must hit Toronto restaurants. Gonna be here for seven weeks starting mid June.


Descendent in Leslieville has "Detroit style" pizza, it used to be stupid busy all the time and maybe still is but it's really good.


last time i went here they had a giant painting of the hatebreed logo which still makes me laugh when i think about it
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Postby broodstar » Thu Jun 07, 2018 9:41 pm

good shit doug ford
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Postby CoolRanch » Thu Jun 07, 2018 11:25 pm

i'm in shock
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Postby PBR_Streetgang » Fri Jun 08, 2018 6:59 am

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Postby an otter » Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:27 am

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Postby an otter » Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:28 am

our riding went NDP by a landslide, at least
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Postby port » Mon Jun 25, 2018 1:07 am

How should I be tipping in Toronto?
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Postby soft milk » Mon Jun 25, 2018 1:11 am

tip heavy
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Postby Automatic » Wed Jun 27, 2018 10:52 pm

port wrote:How should I be tipping in Toronto?


18% - 20%
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Postby port » Wed Jun 27, 2018 11:32 pm

Automatic wrote:
port wrote:How should I be tipping in Toronto?


18% - 20%


OK cool, I generally do 20% but I noticed prices seem pretty high at a lot of restaurants, wasn't sure if tip was factored in.
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Postby new blood, » Thu Jul 19, 2018 11:39 am

No Ottawa thread huh

Ottawa boarders I will be joining your ranks shortly
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Postby murderhorn » Fri Jul 20, 2018 5:18 am

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Postby PBR_Streetgang » Mon Jul 23, 2018 6:23 am

Yikes. Hope everyone and their loved ones are ok.

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Postby gashed » Mon Jul 23, 2018 8:45 am

Damn. Was drinking on the Danforth Friday night; wish I had time to go back and show support again. Miss this city.
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Postby murderhorn » Fri Jul 27, 2018 5:49 am

https://www.thestar.com/news/queenspark/2018/07/26/ford-to-slash-toronto-city-council-to-25-councillors-from-47-sources-say.html

Premier Doug Ford is slashing the size of Toronto city council almost in half before the October election, the Star has learned.

In a stunning development, Ford is also cancelling planned regional chair elections in Peel and York, thwarting the ambitions of his political foe Patrick Brown, the former Progressive Conservative leader, as well as those of former Liberal cabinet minister Steven Del Duca.

The overhaul of wards will wipe out a 2016 decision by Toronto council to redraw the city’s boundaries, which increased the number of wards to 47 from 44 for the 2018 election. That was the result of a four-year review that determined the increase was essential for effective representation.
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Postby murderhorn » Fri Jul 27, 2018 5:50 am

the premier is a garbage pail kid
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Postby murderhorn » Fri Jul 27, 2018 5:50 am

yup
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Postby PBR_Streetgang » Fri Jul 27, 2018 6:56 am

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Postby soft milk » Fri Jul 27, 2018 8:18 am

Just the plainest most stupidest petty plan
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Postby incoherent grunting » Fri Jul 27, 2018 9:24 am

Pretty insane the Premier can change the makeup of a city council, no?
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